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Women in Revolt (1971)

X | | Comedy, Drama | December 1971 (USA)
This film is a satire of the women's liberation movement, staring a trio of female impersonators. Candy is an aloof heiress caught in an unhappy relationship with her brother. Jackie is a ... See full summary »

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Candy
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Jackie
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Holly
Jonathan Kramer ...
Journalist
Michael Sklar ...
Max Morris
Maurice Braddell ...
Candy's Father
Johnny Kemper ...
Johnny Minute
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Marty (as Marty Kove)
Paul Kilb
Duncan MacKenzie ...
Duncan
Dusty Springs ...
Dusty
George Abagnalo ...
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Prindiville Ohio
Penny Arcade ...
Penny
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This film is a satire of the women's liberation movement, staring a trio of female impersonators. Candy is an aloof heiress caught in an unhappy relationship with her brother. Jackie is a virginal intellectual who believes women are oppressed in contemporary American society. And Holly is a nymphomaniac who has come to loathe men, despite her attraction to them. Together, they join a militant feminist group, P.I.G. (Politically Involved Girls), but their newfound liberation doesn't make them any happier. Written by Anonymous

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The Beginning of the Sexual Revolution!

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Comedy | Drama

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Andy Warhol's Pigs  »

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Penny: I don't have anything against men, I just want more money, that's all.
Candy: You want money? Go out and earn it!
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Transvestite tirade takes trousers to task
18 January 2010 | by (NYC suburbs) – See all my reviews

An hysterical-in-spurts skewering of the then-topical Women's Liberation Movement obviously inspired by the near-fatal shooting of Andy Warhol by a crackpot feminist a few years earlier. Paul Morrissey "directs" this ad libbed diatribe that owes a debt to Jackie Susann's VALLEY OF THE DOLLS as transvestites Candy Darling, Jackie Curtis, and Holly Woodlawn talk non-stop while going from dissatisfied society deb, teacher, and model to wallowing in the depths of despair after becoming P.I.G.s (Politically Involved Girls). The objectified males are merely peripheral and mostly naked but the Kim Novak-obsessed Candy is both funny and fascinating. It's a shame he/she died so young.


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